Launch Your Career Caring for Children and Families

Find Your Calling at Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services

Methodist Cares for Louisiana’s Children and Families

We provide Louisiana’s most comprehensive array of services to children and families throughout our state. Our campuses include Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home in Ruston, Methodist Children’s Home of Southwest Louisiana in Sulphur, and the new Methodist Children’s Home of Southeast Louisiana in Robert, Louisiana.

Staff of our Methodist Foster Care program recruit, train, certify, an support Louisiana’s largest Therapeutic Foster Care program with families located across the state. Our Foster Care Ambassadors support all of Louisiana’s foster families. The Outdoor Wilderness Learning Center and the OWL Equine Program provide experiential and equine-assisted therapies to children, families, and groups.

Methodist is a vibrant, state-side organization always seeking new ways to care for Louisiana’s children and families. If you desire a career with meaning, we are a mission-driven, leading provider of behavioral health care, child welfare, and foster care services to Louisiana’s children and families.

We Seek Exceptional People!

Our mission drives our work.  If you enjoy helping others, have solid skills, and you long for satisfying work, we want to hear from you!  Our ministries to children and families in Louisiana provide our staff members with exceptional opportunities to make a real difference in the lives of Louisiana’s children, families and communities.

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North Louisiana: 1 (318) 255-5020
Southeast Louisiana: 1 (985) 606-9900
Southwest Louisiana: 1 (337) 527-5056

Comprehensive Benefits Package

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits which is one of the most appealing in our field.

Our employee benefits include:

Leave Benefits

  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Life Saver Leave
  • Volunteer Community Service Leave


  • Medical Insurance (3 options – one includes a Health Savings Plan)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Short Term Disability
  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Cancer Insurance (2 options)
  • Supplemental Hospital Confinement Indemnity Insurance

Additional Benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Choice of two Credit Unions
  • UMA Destination RX Prescription Drug Program (Free)
  • Internships

LUMCFS is an equal opportunity employer.